Dot Demo’s “Roberto Clemente” Puts The Bass In The Old Ballgame (Video)

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Although the late, great Roberto Clemente was no New York Yankee, Bronx MC Dot Demo takes it to a neighborhood park in the new video for his bass-heavy, trap-inspired song titled after the legendary baseball player and humanitarian.

Ball bat in hand, one of Ambrosia For Heads’s “Ready or Not” alums delivers bars about “servin’ base [like] Roberto Clemente.” The video is slightly more ambiguous than his rhymes, however, only hinting at the meaning behind the baseball metaphor subtly—with a stove in the middle of the field. The visual has motion, as Dot delivers his rhymes with a lot of style in the booth, and in the performance. This is an MC looking to not only get on base, but bring some attention home.

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“Roberto Clemente” is the latest video off Dot’s Outer Body Experience LP, which was released in September. He showcases a variety of styles on the album, and uses beats from a diverse range of producers—including one from The Alchemist.